Quick & Healthy Oatmeal- The Superfood Breakfast!

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day.  It’s funny because it used to be my least. I used to skip it entirely, but that was at a time where I didn’t realize how important eating breakfast was for your metabolism, in staying healthy and fueling your body.   Oatmeal is not only one of…

Simple Stir Fried Quinoa

Quinoa has to be the most versatile grain, you can pretty much do anything with this grain, from cooking to baking with it. Health Benefits of Quinoa? Quinoa also falls into the ‘Superfood” category as it’s considered to be a high-fiber carbohydrate and is a complete source of protein meaning it contains all essential amino acids….

Fit Mom, Fit Kids! Fun Workouts to do with Your Kids!

      See that video, that’s me and my son Jonathan doing burpees. Actually, he did a full workout with me that day.  He’s 13 and he’s been begging to come and workout with me at the gym, so I finally said yes and told him he had to keep up with his mamma!…

Healthy Italian Turkey Meatballs

Behind every recipe, there is a story. Food brings joy! It brings togetherness, it brings happiness and laughter.  The story doesn’t just begin with the person who is making the food but it travels. It travels to every person that the food has touched. If you think about it, what’s your favorite meal? And why…

My first blog-Ever!

I guess I should start off by introducing myself, so, here I go! I’ll keep it simple and straight forward. I promised myself when I started this blog, that i would be 100% apologetically me! My name is Denise, I’m 37 and a mom of 2 boys. Jonathan who’s ( holy shit) turning 13 this…

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

This was my first time making Cauliflower pizza crust.  Not sure why I waited so long to actually try making it, but I think it’s because Pizza is typically one of my cheat meals..so when I make pizza I make a regular ( usually spelt) crust pizza.  Anyway, the boys wanted Pizza for Sunday dinner and…

Coconut Flour Protein Pancakes

Show of hands, who loves Pancakes? My love for pancakes is what makes me create so many different ways of making them!  These coconut flour pancakes have become my favorite but I’m not going to lie they aren’t the boys 1st choice, they still prefer my Oatmeal Pancakes and well, I can’t blame them…they’re so good too!…

Overnight Protein Chia Pudding

Listen, anything that I can make at night to make my life easier in the morning is a plus for me, when I first started making the overnight chia, I won’t lie, I wasn’t the biggest fan. I always felt like it was missing something. The texture was always off.  |I most have played around with…

Coconut Chocolate Banana Muffins

Who doesn’t love muffins? they are little cakes full of yumminess (I don’t even think that’s a world) The problem with muffins or baked good, especially those store bought is that they are full of sugar!  and not to mention some ingredients I can not pronounce.  I get it, not everyone has time to bake. Us…

Guilt Free PB Cookies

Are you ready for this??? These Peanut Butter cookies are….wait for it…… GUILT FREE Yes, you heard that right, I said Guilt Free!  No carbs, no refined sugar, no dairy and are made with only 3 ingredients!  Yup..you heard that right too…only 3! Here you go..write this down, make these cookies and to thank me, you…

Healthy Oatmeal Protein Pancakes- Gluten Free

Looking for a quick and easy breakfast? These are perfect for body fuel as they are packed with fiber, protein and the superpower of oats! ( did you know that oats are considered to be a superfood??) Make them with gluten free oats and they are gluten and sugar-free!!! I don’t normally brag, buuuttttt  these are the …

Snacking

Chris Pratt hit the nail on the head when he started #whatsmysnack on IG. If you are one of his fans, you know exactly what I’m talking about. His hilarious clips about his healthy snacks had me seriously laughing out loud! I mean, who doesn’t drool over healthy carrot cake! Let’s talk about snacks and…

Endurance Training-Full Body Workout

Endurance Training- Full Body Workout Once a week, I like to do an endurance circuit.  I use ( mostly) just bodyweight exercises combined with plyometrics.  This does 2 things: 1) it keeps your heart rate up the whole time (endurance) and 2) it’s a full body workout. By using your own body weight, you use…